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Frances Joan Bruner

July 15, 1932 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Frances Bruner Obituary

Frances Joan Bruner, age 91, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Crestwood Care Center in Shelby.

Born July 15, 1932, to Joseph Perito and Geraldine (Love) Siegfried in Bucyrus, Ohio. A 1950 graduate of Shelby High School, she was an area resident her entire life. Joan worked as a secretary for Will's Texaco and Trinity United Methodist Church and was a devoted homemaker for her family. An active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, she enjoyed playing cards, jigsaw puzzles, reading, traveling, camping, and spending time with her beloved pets. Joan was a fan of the Cleveland Indians, and Browns. She was a great vegetable gardener and loved to tend to her rose gardens.

She is survived by her four children, Roberta (Deny) Rapp of Willard, Russell (Maureen) Bruner of Plymouth, Della (Charles) Burks of Plymouth, and Cliff (Cindy Strain) Bruner of Shelby, siblings; Joseph (Patricia) Perito of SC, Paul Siegfried of GA, and Deborah (Randy) Dempsey of GA, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Bruner who passed away in 2021; two daughters Charlene Frampton and Susan France; two sons William Bruner and Todd Bruner; and grandson Feld Rapp. 

Friends may visit the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelby Tuesday, February 13, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home, 10:30 AM Wednesday. Reverend Dr. Edna Stahl will officiate with interment in Little London Cemetery in Shelby.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church at 209 E. Main St. Shelby, OH 44875. 

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February 13, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Barkdull Funeral Home
33 N. Gamble Street
Shelby, OH 44875

Funeral Service
February 14, 2024

10:30 AM
Barkdull Funeral Home
33 N. Gamble Street
Shelby, OH 44875


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